Ezekiel 6:1

Doom for the Mountains of Israel

1 The word of the LORD came to me:

Ezekiel 6:1 in Other Translations

1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
1 The word of the LORD came to me:
1 Again a message came to me from the LORD :
1 Then the Word of God came to me:
1 The word of the Lord came to me:

Ezekiel 6:1 Meaning and Commentary

Ezekiel 6:1

And the word of the Lord came unto me, saying.
] That is, the word of prophecy from the Lord, as the Targum: this, according to Junius, was delivered out by the prophet on a sabbath day, the twenty first of the fifth month, and in the sixth year of King Jehoiachin's captivity; and so was more than a year after the vision at Chebar, ( Ezekiel 1:1 Ezekiel 1:2 ) .

Ezekiel 6:1 In-Context

1 The word of the LORD came to me:
2 “Son of man, set your face against the mountains of Israel; prophesy against them
3 and say: ‘You mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Sovereign LORD. This is what the Sovereign LORD says to the mountains and hills, to the ravines and valleys: I am about to bring a sword against you, and I will destroy your high places.
4 Your altars will be demolished and your incense altars will be smashed; and I will slay your people in front of your idols.
5 I will lay the dead bodies of the Israelites in front of their idols, and I will scatter your bones around your altars.
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